Many mothers will agree with the statement that raising children is hard work. Apparently, this is why others give advice on raising children – in order to facilitate her mother’s task. Unfortunately, many tips can only be annoying. In the first place in the list of the most annoying tips for raising children was the advice to let the child scream properly. Not all modern mothers consider this method acceptable, therefore advice of this kind is often perceived very negatively. In second place was the advice “pour it as it should.” Representatives of the older generation very often advise applying physical punishment, since the child is “too spoiled”, which cannot but cause irritation in parents. In third place on the list was the advice to young mothers to rest when the child fell asleep. But in fact, in addition to caring for a child, many mothers have other responsibilities, so taking a nap only causes irritation because of the impossibility of its implementation. Continue reading
A bright stroller was moving along the park’s alley towards us, ahead of which a baby walked – so pink and blue, smiling all over the world. Judging by the gait, he took few steps in his life and was terribly proud of himself. My two-year-old son, passing by, pushed him. The kid fell into the mud and cried loudly – this wonderful world was aggressive.
Is aggression a norm?
My son’s act terrified me and … confusion. The fact is that before this the problem was the opposite, on the contrary – when sand crumbled in the country at the dacha, cars were taken away and a shovel was tapped on the head, he stood and only looked perplexedly at the offender, and I – I suffered from the fact that my son not able to defend himself. Continue reading
More complicated is the situation with cognitive activity. It takes time before the requirements for the child on the part of the adult, his program (to give knowledge for the future, for the future) will turn into a child’s own program. The rudiments of this ability are already being formed at an older preschool age. But these are only the beginnings; at 6-7 years, they still do not reach full development. Adults should not forget about this feature of 6-year-olds, observe the gradualness in demanding, take into account the opportunities, interests, needs of children of this age.
It should be borne in mind that a distinctive feature of volitional regulation of preschoolers’ behavior is the unity of the motivational and operational sides, that is, the child’s characteristic attitude to difficulties and his typical ways of overcoming them. Continue reading